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Whangaroa Health - Kauri Lodge - Tui wing

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At a glance
Vacancy
Yes
Name
Whangaroa Health - Kauri Lodge
Category
Hospital Care
Address
180 Omaunu Road
0479
Kaeo
DHB
Northland
Phone
(09) 405 0355
Email
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Web
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Personnel
Manager
Mana Hape - (09) 4050240
Owner
Whangaroa Health Services Trust
Other services
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Service/Facility Details
DetailStatus
Contract with DHBYes
CertificationYes
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 10 Nov 2015
Bed and Vacancy Details
DetailStatus
Approximate number of beds at this level of care11
Long term vacancyYes
Short term vacancyYes
We have 1 bed in a shared room available in two weeks time.
Impending vacancyYes
Updated: 24 Feb 2017
Testimonials
Many of the comments by residents are regard the nature and surroundings of this beautiful area. Overlooking the Kaeo Valley, lovely grounds, great areas to walk and enjoy the fresh air. Loving and caring staff with great small town community feel
Updated: 10 Nov 2015
Personnel
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Nurse Practitioner 12 Yes We have a Nurse Practitioner who spends half a day (Tuesday) with Residents and a full day on Thursday completing comprehensive health overviews for medical staff.
Registered Nurse Yes We have an awesome team of Nurses who pride themselves in the quality of care they deliver to our residents. Some of our nurses are born and bred n the local area and abroad which makes a dynamic mix of clinical and cultural excellence
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We pride ourselves on having a diverse team of caregivers from all over the world. They are caring, loving and work with great integrity.
Physiotherapist Yes We are fortunate enough to have a well respected and recognized Physio living in the local area. Carey Bramley loves working with our residents to improve and fine tune their mobility and ensure the longevity of their physical movements
Own Social Worker Yes Works with residents and their families to improve access to services outside of what is already provided here. also encourages opportunities to engage family and communities so residents do not feel isolated from their usual and familiar surroundings
Diversional Therapist Yes We have a Diversional therapist working 3 days of the week where the residents have a busy schedule with movies, arts and crafts, gardening, Library trips, beach trips and excercise
Hairdresser Yes Visits once a month to ensure our residents are looking smart as often as they can.
Podiatrist Yes Visits by appointment
Dietitian Yes We utlise the services of a reputable Dietitian to organize and plan our menus ensuring our residents get the best food intake as possible.
Accredited Visitors No Visits by: -SPCA with friendly animals for residents to play with -Local singing groups -Local youth groups to entertain
Kaumatua Yes Regular engagement with our local Kaumatua and Kuia to ensure support is on hand when needed
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes Each Thursday morning there is church services onsite which the local church and chaplain faciliate
Updated: 8 Jan 2016
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Palliative Care Contract No We have a dedicated room set aside for palliative care and ensuring loved ones are comfortable and well cared during their final stages of life
End of Life/Palliative Care’ Yes We are currently contracted to provide services to support patients and their families during the last vulnerable days of their lives.
Surgical Followup Yes
Wound Care Yes We have access to wound care specialist
Diabetic Care Yes We have a diabetic nurse from our adjoining health center that oversees residents and their diabetic care plans
Continence Advisor Yes
Infection Control Yes
Primary Rural Health Care Yes We have a comprehensive team of doctors and clinicians that work out of our adjoining health center. Who know the residents well and on a one to one basis. Adding quality to the level of care they receive.
Community Health Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2015
Respite & Carer Support/Short Stay
Respite & Carer Support/Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We have a designated room that is spacious with the TV and washing basin area
Carer Support or other Short Stay Yes
Advance bookings taken Yes We try to take bookings ahead with a list filling up so get in quickly
Subsidised service Yes
Private paying service Yes
Updated: 11 Nov 2015
Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Day Care Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Palliative Care Contract Yes
Other End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes
Rooms (Shared) Yes
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes
Ensuite Yes
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Pets In Residence Yes We currently have 2 x cats we have adopted into the facility. And have regular visits by family dogs and the SPCA
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes In some cases we have made allowances for this
Wifi Yes Throughout the residence there is free Wifi connection
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Maori Kaupapa Yes
Residents Committee Yes
Newsletter Yes
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Lounges/seating areas Yes
Outings Yes
Rural Setting Yes
Smoking Permitted Yes No smoking on the grounds
Sprinklers Yes
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 22 Nov 2015
Special Features
We pride ourselves on "small town big spirit" concepts
Updated: 11 Nov 2015
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, BBQ, Big print books, Art, Bingo, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Canine friends, Cards, Care and Craft, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Entertainers, Gas Fire, Gardening, Garden, Happy Hour, Holidays, Hydrotherapy, Indoor Games, Jigsaw, Lotto, Maori Women's Welfare League
Updated: 11 Nov 2015
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Christian Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes
Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
CareerForce Yes ALl our staff have the opportunity to obtain qualifications through the careerforce courses.
New Zealand Aged Care Association Yes Current member
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association
Updated: 11 Jan 2017

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